Powered Industrial Truck Refresher Training & Re-Evaluation

Purpose

This course provides refresher training to those employees who operate powered industrial trucks and are in need of a course to refamiliarize them with the vehicles they operate. Employees are given information on any new types of trucks they may need to operate, new workplace conditions, or new types of loads they may handle. This course is also provided to those employees who have been involved in an accident or near miss, have been observed operating a truck unsafely, or who have received an unsatisfactory evaluation recently. Course completion requires the participants to receive a satisfactory evaluation of the driving and load maneuvering skills.

Topics

  • OSHA 29CFR1910.178(l)
  • Truck controls
  • Pre-Operation Inspection
  • Environmental Conditions
  • Parking Procedures
  • Poor Driving Habits
  • Refueling
  • Load Handling Techniques
  • Stability
  • Operating guidelines
  • Hazard Recognition & Avoidance